Vacqueras, Chateau du Trignon 2012, 75 cl

Vacqueras, Chateau du Trignon 2012, 75 cl

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Open aromas of spice, red fruit and herbs lead to a rich, ripe, generous palate that mixes the raspberry fruit and warmth of Grenache with the focus and peppery perfume of Syrah. The two grapes have (in our opinion) been absolutely perfectly blended. What an example of Vacqueras this is! Read more.

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    Description

    Back in 1896, a family called Roux acquired the Chateau du Trignon, and began the laborious process of converting the estate from mixed farming to viticulture. Five generations have since helped establish it as one of the top producers in the Southern Rhone. In 2007, the estate was bought by the Quiot family, themselves Rhone winegrowers for over 250 years.

    Tasting Notes

    Great focus and flavour.

    1870 Sour Cocktail Recipe

    The Sour Cocktail is versatile – whether you decide to switch up the Whisky, sour or sweet element, the end result will almost always be delicious – just remember to stick to that golden ratio of 2 parts Whisky, 1 part sour and 1 part sweet (but hey, if your personal preference is different, you do you!). The 1870 Sour, also known as the New York Sour ,updates the Whiskey Sour recipe (whiskey, lemon, sugar, egg white) with a float of dry red wine. (Psst, a float is when you suspend the final ingredient on top of the drink!). Everyone loves a good layered cocktail. They are fun to make and look amazing in photos - perfect for Instagram. The New York sour has been around longer than any living human. It’s thought that this cocktail was created around the 1870s/1890's - certainly a modern classic! If you’re after something sweeter, bourbon or brandy are both great options. Prefer a smokier sour? A scotch will be your go-to. When it comes to the sour substitution, lime is a more subtle option if you find lemon too overpowering, alternatively you can opt for a sweeter pick like orange or a more savoury choice like grapefruit. And when it comes to the egg white and no egg white debate, well, it’s completely up to you!

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